Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 102 Human Geography-GTSS23 Credits

Introduction to spatial dimensions of the human world. Demography, human settlements and land use, political and economic systems, ethnicity, religion, and language examined from a spatial perspective.

Essential Learning Categories: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Colorado Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

GEOG 103 World Regional Geography-GTSS23 Credits

Survey of world geography by major world regions including an analysis of the physical elements, the inhabitants, and human occupancy patterns and an evaluation of the potential of each region for sustaining human populations.

Essential Learning Categories: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Colorado Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways General Education Curriculum

GEOG 131 Introduction to Cartography3 Credits

Introduction to maps as tools for communication and analysis of locationally related information, including an introduction to concepts in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS).

Prerequisites: MATH 107 or higher.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

GEOG 196 Topics1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

GEOG 296 Topics:1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

GEOG 326 Colorado Archaeology: A Geographical Perspective3 Credits

Survey of Colorado prehistory using a geographic perspective, including adjacent portions of the Great Plains, Intermountain West, and Great Basin. The focus is on regional sequences in their environment settings and major research questions from the Paleoindian to Protohistoric and Historic Euroamerican periods.

Prerequisites: ANTH 202 or ANTH 220.

Equivalent Course(s): ANTH 326

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

GEOG 341 GIS for Social Scientists2 Credits

Applications of GIS for social science analyses, including use of open-source data (such as US Census data); collecting new data, creating and converting data to GIS formats, and the practical use of physical and/or environmental GIS data in social science applications.

Prerequisites: GEOG 131 and GIST 332/GIST 332L.

Corequisites: GEOG 341L.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

GEOG 341L GIS for Social Scientists Lab1 Credit

Applications of GIS for social science analyses, including use of open-source data (such as US Census data); collecting new data, creating and converting data to GIS formats, and the practical use of physical and/or environmental GIS data in social science applications.

Prerequisites: GEOG 131 and GIST 332/GIST 332L.

Corequisites: GEOG 341.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

GEOG 354 Political Geography3 Credits

Exploration of ways in which physical landscapes shape political attitudes, ideas, and institutions. Emphasis on key concepts of place, mapping, borders, territory, nationalism, and ecological and social impact of natural settings.

Equivalent Course(s): POLS 354

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

GEOG 396 Topics:1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

GEOG 399 Internship1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

GEOG 496 Topics:1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

GEOG 496L Topics:1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.

GEOG 499 Internship1-3 Credits

Course may be taken multiple times up to maximum of 15 credit hours.